Brands

Holden at The House, Just In Time For The Holidays

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By: Jenny Vogel Holden has arrived just in time for the holidays!  Streetwear inspired outerwear that is anything but boring.  Holden Outerwear packs in so many technical bells and whistles, even Santa wonders how they fit ‘em all in there. In 2002, Holden was born from the gutters of Portland.  Retired pro-snowboarder Mike Leblanc and…

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The Epic Race Heats Up in the Frozen Midwest

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St. Paul Family Begins Epic Adventure Vail Resorts has offered perhaps the most exciting season pass deal of the 2013/2014 Ski Season in The Epic Pass: “Unlimited access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Canyons, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Arapahoe Basin, and Eldora - No Blackout Dates. Now Includes 5 days at each Verbier, Switzerland; Arlberg, Austria…

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Top Ten Snowboard Graphics of 2013/2014

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Top Ten Snowboard Graphics It’s that time of year again, time to get a new deck.  If you can only get just one how do you choose?  Most people choose the boards by the construction materials and graphic.  Luckily enough is Top Ten Snowboard Graphics of 2013/2014 list has boards that ride great AND look…

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2014 K2 Skis: Tradition of Tech

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Innovation Refined K2 Skis burst onto the scene in 1962, gaining notoriety for their innovative use of fiberglass construction. Their skis were lighter, more responsive, and livelier than the competition. In 1968, K2 became the first American Ski Company to have a First Place finish in Giant Slalom at a World Cup Race. Since then,…

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The Art of Rossignol Ski Technology

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Poetry In Motion At the close of the 19th century, Europe sat in the oily puddle of the Industrial Revolution. London and Paris were overcrowded, mechanized, smog-filled; dreary. Earth-shattering advancements had forever changed the course of humanity and the human condition; but at what cost? It is arguable a great disservice was executed upon the…

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Who is Shane McConkey?

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Action Sports Stars Talk of Legend If you don’t know who Shane McConkey was and still is check out Powder Magazine’s ICON Series below. Action sports stars Travis Rice, Scot Schmidt, Bob Burnquist, and Jonny Moseley speak about McConkey’s influence on them, the world of Action Sports, his invention of rockered ski technology, and his spirit. Shane…

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Shred to Toe: Justine Pinkerton

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Justine Pinkerton’s Shred to Toe The newest member of The House Boardshop’s Snowboard Team, Justine Pinkerton, knows how to throw down.  That’s more than half the reason we picked her up.  She slays everything in her path and has a smile on her face when she does it.  oh yeah, welcome to the team. She…

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Welcome to the Team: Justine Pinkerton

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Justine Pinkerton added to The House Boardshop’s Snowboard Team Justine Pinkerton has been on the House’s radar for the last few seasons, and after she dropped her 2012/2013 Full Season Edit, we knew she had a spot on the team.  Born in Canada, raised in Wisconsin, and thriving at Trollhaugen Justine keeps a smile on…

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Ski Brands Top Ten

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Every year ski companies adjust, tweak their current fleet and update, innovate new technology for what’s next.  They try to out-do and one up each other; all the while the skier reaps the benefits of industry competition, skiing on lighter, faster, radder equipment. 2015 is no different. Today’s skier craves a ski experience with a wider range….

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Adidas vs Puma

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Two of the recognizable brands in sports footwear for over half a century, Adidas and Puma emerged from rivalry – two estranged brothers that is. Both brands have been worn by legendary soccer players, Muhammad Ali, hip hop all stars like the Beastie Boys and other famous musicians worldwide. But, it all went down in Herzogenaurach, Germany…

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